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It's one of the great landmarks of history: the Parthenon in Athens, constructed in the 5th century BC. It stands as the symbol of the cultural and political heights reached by the classical world.
By PBS NewsHour
The National Museum of Iraq partially reopened Monday, displaying artifacts thousands of years old, many of which had been stolen during the chaotic days just after the fall of Baghdad in 2003.
Although home to some of the world's earliest civilizations, Iraq's basic security needs have overshadowed efforts to protect the country's treasured archeological sites, resulting in an increase in vandalism and theft.
Following severe criticism from international antiquities experts, the FBI announced on Thursday that it has sent a team of agents to Iraq to investigate the theft of priceless goods from the National Archeological Museum of Baghdad and other sites.
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